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Canadian Nikkei Series

Toronto Taiko Master Kiyoshi Nagata - Part 2

Norm Masaji Ibuki

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Canadian Nikkei Series

Toronto Taiko Master Kiyoshi Nagata - Part 1

Norm Masaji Ibuki

Gary Kiyoshi Nagata, 46, the leader of Nagata Shachu, one of Canada’s premiere taiko groups, was born and raised in the Richmond Hill area of Toronto. The Sansei grew up at a time when the word “Nikkei” was not widely known, “being Japanese” lacked the cultural currency it has ...

Canadian Nikkei Series

Mark Yungblut Interview: Portrait of a Young Kiri-e Artist - Part 2

Norm Masaji Ibuki

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Canadian Nikkei Series

Mark Yungblut Interview: Portrait of a Young Kiri-e Artist - Part 1

Norm Masaji Ibuki

Among the remarkable generation of Canadian Nisei artists, there are names like Roy Kiyooka (1926 to 1994), Kazuo Nakamura (1926 to 2002), Nobuo Kubota (1932 - ) and Takao Tanabe (1926 - ) among many others, who grew up during the internment years and gave expression to their personal experiences.


Canadian Nikkei Series

Hamilton Fashion Designer HITOKOO - Part 2

Norm Masaji Ibuki

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Canadian Nikkei Series

Hamilton Fashion Designer HITOKOO - Part 1

Norm Masaji Ibuki


Canadian Nikkei Series

Toronto Artist Emma Nishimura: Mapping Out Nikkei Identity

Norm Masaji Ibuki


Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Quatro Anos Após 11/3: Não Bastam Lágrimas

Norm Masaji Ibuki

Remember March 11, 2011? 

I was just waking up and getting ready for school when I received a call from CBC radio asking for a comment when I still didn’t have a clue about the tragedy that had befallen the Tohoku region of Japan where I had lived for ...

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*Sansei *Born in Toronto *Grandparents are from Shiga and Kumamoto kens* Families were interned in Kaslo, Bayfarm and on a Manitoba beet farm * Lived in Sendai, Japan from 1994 to 2004 * Grade 5 teacher in Mississauga, ON * Aikidoka * Writer for the Nikkei Voice for close to 20 years * Writer of "Canadian Nikkei series" which aims at preserving Canadian Nikkei stories. Future of the community? It depends on how successful we are in attracting and bringing in the Shin Ijusha (recent Japanese immigrants) into the established pre-WW2 Nikkei leadership and wider community. Education is the key.

Interesses sobre os nikkeis

  • histórias comunitárias
  • histórias familiares
  • festivais/matsuri
  • culinária japonesa/nikkei
  • bairros japoneses
  • taiko
  • aikido
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